Mental Illness
India  /  Published 18.04.20

T'gana govt helpline to address psychological issues

The Telangana government has launched a helpline to address mental health and psychological problems that may arise during the COVID-19 lockdown period....
By PTI in Hyderabad

Health  /  Published 02.12.19

Is the future accessible?

On December 3, the world observes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) amid awareness marches, street plays and cultural programmes. But what happens next? A small step may n...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.19

Phantasmal parade at BHU

Ghosts do exist, albeit only in the mind. Few will deny that supernatural beings — benign or otherwise — are products of either the infirm or the fecund imagination. The father of modern psycholog...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.19

Dark truth about mental health

There is always more to human health than meets the eye. This is particularly important in the Indian cultural and political context, where the outward appearance of physical well-being is often consi...
By The Editorial Board in

Health  /  Published 28.01.20

When Mental Illness Is Severe

There are some crimes that are almost impossible to forget. For me, they include the death in 1999 of Kendra Webdale, an aspiring young journalist who was pushed in front of a New York subway train by...
By Jane E. Brody/NYTNS in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.19

Call for compassion & sensitivity in teachers

Teachers should be equipped to help children with mental illness in the classroom instead of referring them to a specialist because a child will accept a teacher more easily than a stranger, a psychia...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Jewellery in stomach of Rampurhat woman

Surgeons at Rampurhat district hospital in Birbhum took out over 1.6kg of ornaments, 60 coins and a wristwatch from the stomach of a 21-year-old mentally unstable woman on Wednesday afternoon.Ayurneha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

North East  /  Published 17.01.20

ATTSA plea to help mentally ill

The Assam Tea Tribes Students Association (ATTSA) on Friday appealed to NGOs and the state government to come forward and help rehabilitate the mentally ill, roadside destitutes and non-criminal lunat...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Delhi rape convict Vinay can't recognise mother: Lawyer

A Delhi court on Thursday sought response from Tihar jail authorities on a plea by one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case, seeking better treatment for his clai...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.20

Plays to open minds

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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